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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Sheriff seeks $4.8M budget increase

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | May 12, 2021 1:09 AM

COEUR d'ALENE — Kootenai County Sheriff Office employees say their department is antiquated, with staff that is underpaid, and ill-equipped for the region's growth.

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Participants Named for Study of Optional Forms of Government

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By MADISON HARDYStaff Writer | April 27, 2021 1:08 AM

COEUR d'ALENE — A long road of failed ad hoc committees and opposed selection processes regarding optional forms of government came to an end Monday as the Kootenai County board of commi...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

County Releases Good Neighbors Guide

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| April 21, 2021 1:00 AM

COEUR d’ALENE — The Good Neighbors Guide, developed by Kootenai County’s Planning and Zoning Commission, aims to reduce conflict between homeowners, developers, farmers, and forest owners.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

New Permit/Project System Going Live Monday, July 19

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The new Community Development online system is going live on July 19th and will allow customers to check progress of permits and projects every step of the way. Link available here.

The Community Development Department is launching a new permit/project sub...

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Posted on: April 10, 2021

North Idaho State Fair August 20-29 Your Help is Needed!

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Your Help Is Needed!

The Fair is Back!!! And it's going to be bigger and better than ever!

Our community has always shown strong support for the Fair and, this year, we need that support more than ever! Many volunteer shifts are still open at this ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Due to State Law Change Fees for Driver’s Licenses will be Increasing

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House bill 161 which was passed and signed by the Governor and goes into effect July 1st. 2021 will help cover those increasing costs by allowing counties to raise the fees for driver’s licenses and identification cards. This slight fee increase will

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Kootenai County Preliminary FY22 Budget

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Watch the Board of Commissioners meeting with Auditor staff to consider an initial overview of the submitted Fiscal Year 2022 countywide budget requests.

 

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Kootenai County State of the County Address

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Watch the State of the County Address given by Commissioner's Chris Fillios, Leslie Duncan and Bill Brooks, presented at the Best Western CDA Inn, Coeur d'Alene on April 20, 2021.

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Kootenai County Employee of the Year-Kelly Peterson

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Kootenai County is excited to recognize Kelly Peterson as our 2020 Employee of the Year!Kelly has worked for Kootenai County since 2013. His exemplary customer service at the Post Falls DMV has been acknowledged by customers, one of which wrote, "&am...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Growth Management Principles and Possible Applications

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Growth management strategies are tools that can help ensure the great qualities of Kootenai County are not lost to unplanned sprawl.

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

'What Exactly Does the County Do?'

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We've recently had some great conversations with residents but one common inquiry we get is 'What exactly does the county do?'. It's a great question!For the most part, counties are really an arm of the state. County elected offi...
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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Kootenai County Announces Recruiting Video Release

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Kootenai County is pleased to announce the release of a recruiting video for employment opportunities within County government. We invite you to view the video on our website under our Human Resources link and to share it throughout our community, as well...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

NO FIRES ALLOWED AT MOWRY BOATER PARK CAMPGROUND

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NO CAMP FIRES ALLOWED AT MOWRY BOATER PARK CAMPGROUND

Charcoal or propane BBQs allowed. Propane fire bowls or pits allowed in fire pits only. Use caution and keeps flames low.

 Help us preserve our beautiful park.

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Parks & Waterways News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

New fees for Kootenai County Parks and Waterways

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Every five-years, Parks and Waterways fees are assessed by the Kootenai County Waterways Advisory Board. The Advisory Board then provides a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration. In December of 2020, the Advisory Board reco...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

RV DUMP WATER ON

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ATTENTION RV DUMP CUSTOMERS: The water has been turned on for the season at the RV Dump at 250 E Dalton Ave. in Coeur d’Alene.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Vessel Pump-outs turned on for the 2021 Boating Season

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Lake Coeur d’Alene Vessel pump-outs at Third Street, Carlin Bay, Eleventh Street and Harrison docks have been turned on for the 2021 boating season.

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